Vocabulary Quiz #1
to hold tightly
Sharon clutched onto the purse before the thief could snatch it away.
to stoop with bent knees
The spy crouched down behind the pitch black Nissan convertible, so he wouldn't he spotted by the suspect.
The class president was known as the most liable student to succeed in life.
a person with an exceptional talent
Mozart was known as one of the most intelligent prodigal.
a race in which several team members take turns running to complete the race.
The relay race all depended on you and your partners speed.
a close friend
Deja and I are like sidekicks in crime, since we have known each other for about 5 years now.
to work together on a project
The collaboration of the two artists turned the blank white canvas, into a beautiful, colorful masterpiece.
to speak highly of; to praise; to recommend
The school was commended by the President for the drastic rise in PSAT scores.
to act according to a command or request
The sign specifically requested not to use the elevator, and thats how the teenager got stuck for not complying.
bitter, abusive criticism
Bullying may be hurtful and feel diatribe toward certain people.
bold and disrespectful
The impudent red headed 6 year-old girl, eventually got kicked out of "Women Of Tomorrow" for bashing the leader.
a suggested plan
The proposition was to donate half the money to the hospital, but things changed when we re-elected a new president for FEA .
necessary supply of food
During Hurricane Katrina, our provisions were so great that we actually shared with neighbors and had enough left to feed 5 of my family members.
a payment demanded for the release of a person or property
The ransom amount so was great the get John Conroy back, the parents sold there home and their car to have there son home.
an abnormal alteration
The aberration of the snake was so great, that scientist form all over the world came to study it, and what had caused the two-headed deformity.
dirty or discolored
The dingy boat soon collapsed as it reached the shore with a net full of basin.
minuscule very small; tiny
The minuscule bug was so great in population they started causing a drought because of their effect on polluting the water.
the quality of being proper; appropriateness
The Geisha was had so much propriety that they were even found the the emperor's palace.
a state of extreme confusion or agitation
My stomach was in complete turmoil for the gun hots that had been fired; I knew I was going to die.
unpleasantness; disgusting quality
The vileness of the crime scene caused several persons to regurgitate several meals they had through out the day.
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